An Ottoman is an Ottoman is an Ottoman, right? Well, not unless it is the Lotus Ottoman which works brilliantly to hold your legs and feet in a more stretched out and relaxed position, but also triples as a side table and stool. Perhaps this is what a useful Ottoman should be? It is said that tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. Well, the Lotus Ottoman (and Chair) can help you be who you are.